Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Fighting to survive on mountain of trash.
Monday June 30th 2008, 7:00 PM

In the Philippines the impact of recent increases in the price of food has been profound: 35 million of its 88 million citizens are as poor as the people of Smokey Mountain, surviving on less than $2 per day. [News Source]

Dairy farm tour reveals pampered cows.
Monday June 30th 2008, 7:00 PM

These organic cows enjoy five star accommodations. [News Source]

Vitamin deficient.
Monday June 30th 2008, 7:00 PM

A recent study, investigating cancer among blacks and low-income adults in Southern states, found a striking difference in the numbers of black adults who have vitamin D deficiency compared to whites - even after controlling for factors such as sun exposure and diet. [News Source]

Fortified Cassava Could Provide A Day’s Nutrition In A Single Meal (Science Daily)
Monday June 30th 2008, 11:20 AM

Scientists have determined how to fortify the cassava plant, a staple root crop in many developing countries, with enough vitamins, minerals and protein to provide the poor and malnourished with a day's worth of nutrition in a single meal. The researchers have further engineered the cassava plant so it can resist the crop's most damaging viral threats and are refining methods to reduce ... [News Source]

Vitamin B (WJTV Jackson)
Monday June 30th 2008, 10:31 AM

Certain people should make sure they get enough vitamin B [News Source]

Fortified cassava could provide a day’s nutrition in a single meal (EurekAlert!)
Monday June 30th 2008, 9:39 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Scientists have determined how to fortify the cassava plant, a staple root crop in many developing countries, with enough vitamins, minerals and protein to provide the poor and malnourished with a day's worth of nutrition in a single meal. [News Source]

Beneficial Effects of Passion 4 Life Liquid Vitamins & Minerals Supplement Attracting Wide Range of Consumers … (Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance)
Monday June 30th 2008, 8:15 AM

Chef Selections, Inc., a Tucson-based holdings company that specializes in developing emerging growth businesses through innovative marketing techniques, announced today that various television personalities and professional athletes have recently begun taking and endorsing the Company's innovative Passion 4 Life Liquid Vitamins and Minerals Supplement. [News Source]

Vitamin D-ficiency (The Salinas Californian)
Monday June 30th 2008, 8:12 AM

GIVING YOUR CHILDREN all they need to grow big and strong may not be as simple as a gummy vitamin and three square meals. They still may be susceptible to an epidemic that's starting to gain the notice of pediatricians and bone doctors across the country: vitamin D deficiency. [News Source]

Country Life Vitamins Promotes Improved Health for Celiacs (PRWeb)
Monday June 30th 2008, 7:17 AM

Country Life Vitamins, in conjunction with the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America (GIG), is working to improve the health of people with celiac disease and to bring about awareness of gluten intolerances. May, is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, but people's health is important all year long, and so Country Life Vitamins and GIG are committed to spreading awareness throughout the ... [News Source]

Vitamin deficient (The Charleston Gazette)
Monday June 30th 2008, 6:40 AM

After her yearly checkup with her doctor, Mary Wesley was surprised to learn the results of her blood work: She had a vitamin D deficiency. [News Source]

SUNSHINE AIDS DISEASE FIGHT (New York Post)
Monday June 30th 2008, 3:10 AM

About 15 minutes unprotected in the sun two to three times a week, plus a daily vitamin D supplement, may prevent vitamin D deficiency, Boston University School of Medicine Professor Michael Holick, said yesterday. Lack of vitamin D is linked to... [News Source]

Country Life Vitamins Promotes Improved Health for Celiacs (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Monday June 30th 2008, 3:01 AM

Country Life Vitamins, in conjunction with the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America (GIG), is working to improve the health of people with celiac disease and to bring about awareness of gluten intolerances. [News Source]